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Ultracet Tablet 15

Ultracet 325/37.5 MG Tablet

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    • Rs. 142.00

    Manufactured by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals

    Composition: Paracetamol (325 mg) + Tramadol (37.5 mg)

    Drug type: Analgesics

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Pain relief

    What is Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet?

    Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet contains the combination of Paracetamol and Tramadol which is used to relieve severe pain.

    Uses:

    Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet is used to relieve severe pain.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Paracetamol works by selectively inhibiting cyclooxygenase (COX) activities in the brain and suppress the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain, inflammation, and fever. Tramadol is an opioid (narcotic) analgesics which lowers the pain by inhibiting the reuptake of norepinephrine and increasing the serotonin release. As a result, the perception and response to pain alter.

    Common Side Effects of Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet

    • Dryness in the mouth,
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Dizziness
    • Weakness
    • Constipation
    • Drowsiness

    How to Use Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet?

    Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine can be taken with or without food.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • Prior consultation to the doctor is recommended if the patient has the history of head injury, renal diseases, hepatic impairment, epilepsy or risk of seizure and depression.
    • The pregnant and lactating women should take this medication on doctor’s advice.
    • It causes drowsiness as a side effect. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery while taking this medication.
    • Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet

    • The use of this medication is contraindicated in the patients with bronchial asthma and hypercapnia.
    • Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet should be avoided in case of having the medical history of kidney and liver disease.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet should be avoided by the patients who are concurrently using monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
    • The use of this medication is advised against in those concurrently receiving psychotropic drugs (Celexa, Prozac).
    • Concomitant treatment with sedatives and hypnotics such as benzodiazepines and barbiturates is not recommended if you are taking Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet .

    Storage:

    Store this medicine at room temperature. Protect from sunlight and moisture.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of a missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking the double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What is Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet for the relief of?

    Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet is used to relieve severe pain.

    1. What are the side effects of Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet?

    The common side effects of Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet include dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, constipation, nausea, and vomiting.

    1. How often can I take Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet?

    Ultracet 325/37.5 mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Is Tramadol different from diclofenac?

    Yes, tramadol belongs to the class opiate analgesics while diclofenac belongs to the class Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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